LELY, Sir Peter
(b. 1618, Soest, d. 1680, London)

Two Ladies of the Lake Family

c. 1660
Oil on canvas, 127 x 180 cm
Tate Gallery, London

Lely was an English painter of Dutch origin (Pieter van der Faes). He went to London in 1641 and lived there until his death. He was a portraitist influenced by Van Dyck and became first court painter in 1661.